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4 minutes | May 13, 2020
Czech Republic among first countries to bring back top flight football
The Czech Republic will soon become one of the first countries in the world to bring back professional football, after a decision taken by clubs this week. The top flight season will resume in 10 days’ time and should conclude in mid-July, though stadiums will remain empty.
3 minutes | Apr 8, 2020
Easing of sports restrictions welcomed by runners – and Petra Kvitová
Under an easing of some restrictions imposed in the Czech Republic over the Covid-19 epidemic, individual sports are now permitted outdoors once again, while runners no longer need to cover their faces except in crowded spots. This week’s changes have been welcomed by many, including tennis star Petra Kvitová.
4 minutes | Oct 14, 2019
Fairytale for Ondrášek as Czechs come from behind to beat England
The Czech Republic’s footballers have greatly boosted their chances of reaching Euro 2020 after beating England 2:1 in Prague. Friday night’s game was a genuine fairy tale for Zdeněk Ondrášek, who at the age of 30 scored on his debut to claim victory. For his part, England’s Harry Maguire described the strike as a sucker punch, admitting his side hadn’t deserved to take an early lead.
3 minutes | Jun 3, 2019
Sports News 3.6.2019
In Sports News this week: Siniaková knocked out of French Open; Vít Přindiš takes gold at European Canoe Slalom Championships; Mladá Boleslav secure a spot in the Europa League preliminary round; and Sparta Prague gets a new coach.
3 minutes | May 27, 2019
Sports News 27.5.2019
Czechs return emptyhanded from hockey worlds after loss to Russia in bronze game; Slavia celebrate soccer title with home victory over Sparta; and Czech women advance at French Open but Kvitová forced to pull out.
3 minutes | May 20, 2019
Sports News 20.5.2019
Slavia Prague are crowned champions for 19th time with one round to go – coach Trpišovský says he’s relieved to have got over line; Plzeň boss Vrba says charges had successful season despite coming second; Czechs power on with fifth win in six games at hockey worlds; and Plíšková climbs to second in world with Rome triumph.
3 minutes | May 13, 2019
Sports News 13.5.2019
Czechs off to positive start at ice hockey worlds with wins over Sweden and Norway – next up are the Russians; and Slavia Prague overcome Viktoria Plzeň to close in on Czech football title.
3 minutes | May 6, 2019
Sports News 6.5.2019
Slavia draw first game in final phase of football league as Plzeň cut gap ahead of head-to-head; Dazza wins Prague Marathon in second fastest time while Salpeter sets women’s record; Muchová on the up after Prague Open final; and tennis coach Pavel Korda dies.
3 minutes | Apr 29, 2019
Sports News 29.4.2019
In Sports News this week: Petra Kvitová wins WTA title in Stuttgart; Czech international football player Josef Šural dies in traffic accident; Czech football league’s regular season wraps up; Třinec clinches Czech ice hockey Extraliga.
3 minutes | Apr 15, 2019
Sports News 15.4.2019
Slavia-Sparta game marred by refereeing error that “makes mockery” of football; Plzeň match also contains dubious VAR conclusion; no third Extraliga title in row for Kometa Brno; and Berdych slips as Czech number one after nine years.
3 minutes | Apr 8, 2019
Sports News 8.4.2019
Slavia make light work of Dukla to remain top; Plzeň boss eyes chances in new mini-league system; judo’s Krpálek takes bronze in first outing of 2019; Extraliga playoff semifinals continue; and Kenya’s Kimeli wins Prague Half Marathon.
3 minutes | Apr 1, 2019
Sports News 1.4.2019
Plíšková moves up to world number four; Plzeň narrows Slavia’s lead; hockey teams prepare for play-off semi-final, while Jágr struggles; cyclist Štybar wins E3 BinckBank Classic.
3 minutes | Mar 25, 2019
Sports News 25.3.2019
Czech Republic suffers historic defeat at Wembley; Petr Čech voted 11th best foreign player in Premier League history; three Czechs in Miami Open last 16; Kometa Brno first to reach play-off semi-finals.
3 minutes | Mar 18, 2019
Sports News 18.3.2019
Slavia pull nine points clear with five league rounds to go; second-placed Plzeň have Sparta on their heels; Samková wins snowboard cross World Cup as coach looks forward to “quiet” 2019–2020 season; and Kvitová returns to second in world rankings.
3 minutes | Mar 11, 2019
Sports News 11.3.2019
Slavia in driving seat for title after extending lead to six with six games left; Extraliga playoffs start after Liberec come first in regular season; and Sáblíková again sets new world record.
4 minutes | Mar 4, 2019
Sports News 4.3.2019
Victorious Sáblíková sets new world records; video technology hands Slavia controversial goal; Třinec narrows down Liberec’s lead; bad result for athletes at European Indoor Championships; and Klinský wins silver at the Winter Universiade super-G.
3 minutes | Feb 25, 2019
Sports News 25.2.2019
Sparta beat Ostrava 3:2 as Dočkal returns; Vondroušová loses in Budapest final; Červenka becomes first Czech to appear for MLB club; and first UFC event held in Prague.
3 minutes | Feb 18, 2019
Sports News 18.2.2019
Viktoria Plzeň slash Slavia’s league to three points after win in West Bohemia; visitors’ Bořil says Slavia had no chance of victory; weekend to forget for Czech goalies in top leagues; and Ledecká takes World Cup gold at venue where she secured Olympic glory.
3 minutes | Feb 11, 2019
Sports News 11.2.2019
Defending champions Czech Republic exit Fed Cup in first round; Slavia extend lead as soccer top flight resumes; Sáblíková takes yet more gold medals at speed skating worlds; and Smutná is best of domestic competitors in Jizerská padesátka with second.
5 minutes | Feb 8, 2019
Thousands flocking to top cross-country ski event
Thousands of skiers are heading to the Jizera mountains in north Bohemia this Friday to take part in the Jizerská padesátka cross-country skiing race. The competition, which is now in its 52nd year, begins on Friday with a 30-kilometre event and culminates on Sunday with its main 50 kilometre race.
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